AC WORKS™ Library — L14-30

AC WORKS™ Wisdom: Most Common Generator Outlets

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

There are many different types of generators for many different purposes. The most common generator being used by our customers is a portable generator. Our customers use this type of generator for food trucks, RVs, and emergency power. After going out to local stores to see what is on the market, we discovered there are 4 most common outlets: A NEMA 5-15 or NEMA 5-20 for household plugs, a NEMA L5-30 for 30 Amp service at 120 Volts, and a NEMA L14-30 for 30 amp service at 120/240 Volts. Another outlet gaining popularity for campers is the NEMA TT-30. Watch...

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AC WORKS™ Wisdom: Differences Between L1420 and L1430

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

Often, generators will have a locking style 4-prong outlet. The two different types get confused quite often. These are NEMA L14-20 and NEMA L14-30. There are a few differences in both appearance and technical performance. In this video, we will cover it all!Please check out our website to read informative blogs about similar topics, and to see our various adapters and cords for your power solution needs. Check us out on Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram. Give us a like and subscribe to our youtube channel to see more videos just like this one. Shoot us an email if there is...

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User Manual: 20 or 30 Ampere Locking Plugs and Connectors

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

1. CABLE: Provide a cable of applicable ampacity, service and temperature rating suitable for the conditions of use and location. The plugs and connectors are designed for use with 3, 4 or 5 conductor cables with a diameter from .375’’ to 1.56” (12/3 SJ through 8/5 S). 2. CORD CLAMP PREP: Gray colored cord clamp inserts preinstalled for use with .550” to .875” cable diameter. If you need other sizes, please contact us. 3. CABLE PREP: Remove out jacket 2” and strip each individual conductor 5/8” as shown in Figure 1 Below. Make sure the wire is clean and bright...

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